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Open Knowledge Foundation Meetup Group

Where: Brisbane
When: See Meetup page for ongoing details
What: The Open Knowledge community brings together people who want to learn and share expertise in “open”. Open data, open content, open source, open access, open government, open development – you’re welcome! We have a particular interest in open data: finding it, encouraging government to release it, and tools to visualise, mash up, or build apps out of it.
Events are run at the whims of whoever is most enthusiastic at the time, so topics and formats vary from casual chats at the pub to structured workshops teaching mapping or the latest open data technology. Sometimes we work on specific projects, like the Hipster Map of Melbourne or run major events like GovHack or HealthHack. If you have a great “open knowledge” idea, this is the place to pitch it and get people started.If you have lots of technical skills to share, great! If you are non-technical, but know lots of people in the open world, fantastic! If you’re a designer, data journalist, app developer, or data scientist and want to contribute somehow, that’s awesome! And if you’re none of the above but want to learn or have something to share, that’s brilliant – please come along. Not a white male able-bodied coder? Please come along – we’re very welcoming and are always trying to increase diversity.


September Tech Talk: Big data related analysis tools

Where: Brisbane Room 505, level 5, Axon Building 47, University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus (starts 3.00pm AEST)
When3pm-4pm, 2 September (AEST)  RSVP for event
What: The Monthly Tech Talk is an initiative of ANDS, Nectar, QCIF, Intersect, VicNode, eRSA and Pawsey. Our September Tech Talk topic will be: Big data related analysis tools
1      Massimo Lamanna (CERN)
2      Stuart Minchin (Geoscience Australia)
3      Anthony Truskinger (Queensland University of Technology)